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Germany ‘edge’ 10-woman Italy – Sweden blank Russia

DEVENTER, Netherlands, July 22, (AFP): Babett Peter’s second-half penalty edged defending champions Germany to a 2-1 victory over 10-woman Italy at the women’s Euro tournament in the Netherlands. In the other Group B game, captain Lotta Schelin and Stina Blackstenius powered Sweden to a 2-0 win over Russia. In an …

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Bolt on right path to world 100m defence – Van Niekerk wins Monaco 400m

MONACO, July 22, (AFP): Jamaican sprinting legend Usain Bolt insists he is on the right path as he targets the defence of his 100m crown at next month’s world championships in London. In his swansong season, the 30-year-old has struggled to light up the track. In his outings over the …

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US battle into Gold Cup semis – Costa Rica qualify

PHILADELPHIA, July 20, (AFP): The United States overcame a battling display from El Salvador to advance to a CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal showdown with Costa Rica here Wednesday. First-half goals from defenders Omar Gonzalez and Eric Lichaj secured a hard-fought quarter-final win for the hosts, who are chasing their first …

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Razor sharp Cozmo Salmiya trounce World Class – Rock N Bowl, Siete 2 and IBL Team 2 overpower rivals

KUWAIT CITY, July 20: With the double round robin elimination stage approaching the halfway mark, a razor sharp Cozmo Salmiya continued to boost their comeback bid by trouncing the beleaguered World Class Keglers in their scheduled tenth week match at the on-going 2017 Season 11 FTBK Tenpin Bowling Team Tournament. …

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Taylor scores treble as England rout Scotland – Spain blank debutants Portugal

DOETINCHEM, Netherlands, July 20, (AFP): Jodie Taylor scored a hat-trick as England demolished newcomers Scotland 6-0 at the women’s European Championship while Spain cruised past Portugal in their opening Group D match in the Netherlands on Wednesday. In Utrecht, Arsenal striker Taylor struck an 11th-minute opener, capitalising on a run …

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Arsenal stun Bayern on ‘penalties’ in Shanghai – Solanke shines as Liverpool down Palace in Hong Kong

SHANGHAI, July 19, (AFP): Arsenal were outplayed for long periods by Bayern Munich before salvaging a last-gasp draw and then winning 3-2 on penalties in a Shanghai friendly on Wednesday. Reserve goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez was the unlikely hero for the Premier League side, saving Juan Bernat’s soft spot kick after …

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Arrested Spanish federation president faces bleak future – TAD could open disciplinary proceeding against Villar

MADRID, July 19, (AFP): Angel Maria Villar’s future as the head of the Spanish football federation was in serious doubt on Wednesday following his arrest as part of a vast anti-corruption probe. Villar, his son Gorka Villar, and several Spanish federation executives were detained by police in a series of …

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Last-gasp France pip diehard Iceland – Austria win battle of newcomers vs Swiss

DEVENTER, Netherlands, July 19, (AFP): Eugenie Le Sommer converted a late penalty to lift France past diehard Iceland 1-0 while Nina Burger’s early goal gave Austria an equally slim win over 10-player Switzerland at the women’s Euro on Tuesday. In Tilburg, Le Sommer sent Iceland’s keeper Gudbjerg Gunnarsdottir the wrong …

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Lanka make record run chase in thriller – Hosts tame Zimbabwe

COLOMBO, July 18, (AFP): Niroshan Dickwella and Asela Gunaratne guided Sri Lanka to a record 388 target to beat Zimbabwe by four wickets Tuesday in a pulsating end to their one-off Test. A crucial 121-run sixth-wicket stand between Gunaratne (80 not out) and Dickwella (81) secured Sri Lanka’s best-ever run …

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Sweden hold Germany – Russia stun Italy at women’s Euro

BREDA, Netherlands, July 18, (AFP): Holders Germany were held to a goalless draw by Sweden while underdogs Russia stunned Italy as Group B opened at the women’s Euro tournament in the Netherlands. In Breda, Sweden picked up their first point in 12 competitive encounters with Germany, who have by now …

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